Uncle Jimbo's Bug Huntin' Range

They left it out in the Oort before we crawled from the sea.
The gate of Paradise.
Or the mouth of Hell.

Bug Huntin' Home
Nemesis Gate
Hero Creation

Approximate time line, 21st century:

- Freedom space station
- Manned Mars missions. Discovery of Martian fossils
- Formation of Shell Rothmans Resources
- Copernicus and Tsiolkovskii bases on Luna
- Destiny One core module in Earth Orbit
- Confirmation of Nemesis Object orbit (at this time, believed to be a gas giant planet)
- Manned Jupiter and Saturn missions. Confirmation of alien life on Europa and Titan. UN declares Outer System Scientific Reserve
- Lagrange Alpha core module built by Virgin Enterprises
- Destiny Two built on contract by Virgin Enterprises
- Discovery of Forerunner artifacts on Callisto
- War of American Reformation
- Merger of Sony Ford Group with Microsoft Corporation
- USH secedes from Old UN
- Nationalisation of American industries
- Lockheed Aerospace headquarters moved to Australia
- Mercenary contracting by Lockheed in South-East Asian wars
- Bio-synthesiser plant built in Destiny Two by Coca-Cola Restaurant Systems Division
- Copernicus Launch Base leased by Shell Rothmans
- Inner Belt mining by Shell Rothmans
- Europa Base built by Old UN
- Merger of Coca-Cola and Lockheed
- Invention of cold sleep by UN researchers
- Complete deforestation of Amazon basin
- Discovery of Gate and Forerunner artifacts at Nemesis Base
- Forerunner Gate Key duplicated by Microsoft Research Division
- First Corporate War: Lagrange Alpha and Belt mining bases declared sovereign territory by Virgin Space and Shell Rothmans. Destiny Two destroyed. Coca-Cola annexes Europa and Nemesis Base with Microsoft assistance. Low-intensity conflict continues in Inner Belt and Jupiter Orbit
- Australia absorbed into USH. Beginning of major sea level change causes large-scale migrations. Disbandment of Old UN
- Callisto Base built by Shell Rothmans
- Exploration of Virgin by Virgin Space under European Union licence. Colonisation of Virgin II
- Second Corporate War: Shell Rothmans seizes Europa and Nemesis Base. USH, European Union, China, Coke-Microsoft and Virgin Space confined to Earth Orbit
- Formation of New UN

Approximate timeline, 22nd century:

- Exploration of an unknown number of Iterations by Shell Rothmans. First contact with weren
- Breakup of Coke-Microsoft Consortium
- Terraforming of Oasis III begins
- Angel Incursion: Shell Rothmans sends nuclear-armed fleet to eliminate the Tower of Angels. In response, a Type 3 Angel battlecraft destroys Callisto, three Inner Belt cities, and attacks Earth
- Muhammadiyah revolt in Inner Belt bases
- Disbandment of Shell Rothmans Resources
- Exploration of Ash, Ketann by New UN. First contact with tísa and sesheyans
- Grav-fusion cell acquired from tísa by Microsoft
- Oasis War: Oasis system and Oberon Base acquired by Coca-Cola from UN
- First successful exploration of Gehenna by Microsoft. Arachne Station built
- Lorelei Incident: Unauthorised entry to Nemesis 12 Iteration by a private explorer ship. Returning Lorelei crashes on Hyperion. Numerous deaths among 11 search/rescue crews. Virgin Space Security marines extract survivors.
- Probe 14 incident triggered by robot probe returning from Nemesis 20
- Declaration of UN martial law at Nemesis Base. UN General Resolution passed regarding interdicted routes. Increased powers and altered rules of engagement approved for UN Space Navy
- Conflict of unknown origin among tísa of Ketann. Suspected Coca-Cola and Microsoft involvement. Establishment of Ketann Joint Development Region between UN and tísa
- Return of explorer crew from Tau Ceti. Interdiction of Tau Ceti due to reports of the Tau Ceti Object and damage to Tau Ceti II
- Invention of uranium-gold fission reactor and carbon-fusion bomb by Microsoft
- Virgin Space explores Pillars of Hercules. Initial report of a barren system. All further information is suppressed
- Muhammadiyah leases Ash Station from UN